Russell Elggren Athlete Profile

Russell Elggren

Russell Elggren
Position: Hurdles Height: 6-1 Weight: 160 Roster Years: 2000-2003 Hometown: Kaysville Last School: Davis High School

Personal

Born 12/18/77 in Bountiful, Utah ... parents are Mark and Darline Elggren ... served in the Chile Santiago South Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... married Laura Allen ... majoring in exercise physiology.

At BYU

2000-T&F: Finished seventh in the 60mH (8.52, sec. 1) at the Air Force Invitational (indoor)...ran the 200m (23.31) and placed 5th in the 60mH (8.39) at the Mountain State Games (indoor) in Pocatello, Idaho...finished 2nd in the 55mH (7.49) at the Wildcat Invitational (indoor) in Ogden, Utah...placed 5th in the 60mH (8.15) at the MWC Indoor Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado...ran the 110mH (15.02) at the Arizona State Baldy Castillo Invitational...placed first (B) in the 110mH (14.65) and 4th in the 400mH (54.74) at the Hayward Relays in Eugene, Oregon...finished 4th in the 110mH (14.92) and 4th in the 400mH (53.18) at the Mark Faldmo Open in Logan, Utah ...placed 5th in the 100mH (14.68) and 6th in the 400mH (52.87) at the BYU Invitational...finished 7th in the 100mH (14.65) and 3rd in the 400mH (52.06) at the BYU Tri-Meet...jumped for a 5th place finish in the long jump (6.03m) at the Utah Collegiate Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah...concluded the season with a 3rd-place finish in the 110mH (14.43) and a 4th-place finish in the 400mH (51.57) at the Mountain West Conference Championships in Provo, Utah.

2001-T&F: Finished second in the 60-meter hurdles (8.23) at the Snake River Open... won 60-meter hurdles title at Mountain State Games...finished fourth in the 60-meter hurdles at Air Force Invitational in a season-best time of 8.06

Before BYU

Attended Davis HS in Kaysville, Utah ... was the Utah state champion in the 110mH and 300mH in 1995 ... played football ... was on high school honor roll.

Stats

BEST MARKS:  400mH, 51.57; 110mH, 14.38; 400m, 48.9.



2000 | Freshman Year

Finished seventh in the 60mH (8.52, sec. 1) at the Air Force Invitational ... ran the 200m (23.31) and placed fifth in the 60mH (8.39) at the Mountain State Games in Pocatello, Idaho ... finished second in the 55mH (7.49) at the Wildcat Invitational in Ogden, Utah ... placed fifth in the 60mH (8.15) at the MWC Indoor Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado ... ran the 110mH (15.02) at the Arizona State Baldy Castillo Invitational ... placed first in the 110mH and fourth in the 400mH (54.74) at the Hayward Relays in Eugene, Oregon ... finished fourth in the 110mH and fourth in the 400mH at the Mark Faldmo Open in Logan, Utah ... placed fifth in the 100mH and sixth in the 400mH at the BYU Invitational ... finished seventh in the 100mH and third in the 400mH at the BYU Tri-Meet ... jumped for a fifth-place finish in the long jump at the Utah Collegiate Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah ... concluded the season with a third-place finish in the 110mH (14.43) and a fourth-place finish in the 400mH (51.57) at the Mountain West Conference Championships in Provo, Utah.

2001 | Sophomore Year

Finished second in the 60mH (8.23) at the Snake River Open ... won 60mH title at Mountain State Games ... finished fourth in the 60mH at Air Force Invitational in a season-best time of 8.06.

2002 | Junior Year

2002: Placed fifth in the 400mH at the UTEP Springtime Invitational ... placed fifth in the 400mH at the UCLA Tri-Meet, with a time of 53.19 ... placed fifth in the 100mH at the MWC Outdoor Championships, with a time of 14.36.

2003 | Senior Year

Finished first in the 55mH (7.84) at the Mountain State Games ... finished first in the 60mH (8.04) at the Oval Qualifier ... placed third in the 110mH (14.68) and second in the 400mH (52.82) ... finished fourth in both the 110mH (14.71) and the 400mH (52.14) at the BYU Inivitational ... placed third in the 110mH (14.21) and fifth in the 400mH (51.92) at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships.